Embedded conservation: The case of Bera village, Alwar District, Rajasthan

Bera is a village of approximately 40 households located in Core II of Sariska Tiger Reserve. The population of Bera is comprised entirely of Gujar pastoralists, who depend on the forest for animal fodder, as well as for fuel wood and various non-timber forest produce. Since 1979, when 866 sq km of the region